In 2007 the principles of Cedar Rapids Vision In Motion were implemented. It was through our experiences working with individuals and families struggling with vision challenges that it became obvious that a service modality was not being fully explored in this community. Dr. DeAnn Fitzgerald, OD, along with a team of experts began to develop a special niche service that bridges the gap between assessment and treatment for children and adults with visual processing dysfunction. The motto became, "it's a brain thing".
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday evening by appointment.
If you would like to come tour our facility or are interested in our growing volunteer opportunities, please contact us at 319-364-2311.
When a individual body and brain cannot communicate well about information coming from ANY of the five basic senses, the input becomes confusing or meaningless. This may lead to behavioral problems, delays in skill development, or inability to function in everyday roles and tasks.
Move fast and often
Have difficulty sitting still
Avoid noise, touch, or movement
Avoid, or become distressed by, busy enviroments
Be sensitive to food or clothing textures
(picky eater or dresser)
Have difficulty listening
Appear clumsy or accident prone
Tire more easily than others his/her age
Be frequently defiant, or like to be "in control"
3235 Williams Parkway SW, Suite 1, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404 - 319-364-2311
Diagnoses/Issues that we address in the clinic include:
Concerns such as these are often seen in conjunction with several diagnoses, such as:
Attention Defict/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)
Cerebral Palsy (CP)
A child or adult who is struggling to process sensory information may:
Cedar Rapids Vision in Motion is dedicated to raising and distributing funds to pay for services to uninsured or underinsured families. Vision in Motion hopes to develop innovative educational and treatment service while training professionals to serve this targeted population.